Monday, April 9, 2018

Good afternoon everyone!

I hope you had a wonderful night. For our Arts’ Night, we are asking that each student bring in a picture from their childhood…it can be of any stage (baby, toddler, young child, etc). Please send in all pictures no later than April 20th. Thank you in advance!

Gym Fun!

SPRING FUNDRAISER!!!!! Our annual Spring Fundraiser is fast approaching. This year our Spring Fundraiser will run from Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20. We are hoping to raise $12,000. All of the funds raised this year will go towards improving technology for our classrooms, such as tables, TVs, 3-D printers, and reading stations. Each day that week, we will host a different activity. For $2 on Monday, students can dress like a ‘Pirate.’ On Tuesday, enjoy a bag of popcorn for $2. Wednesday is Pancake Breakfast. Order 1 pancake for $2 or 3 pancakes for $5. Gluten-free pancakes are also available! 1 gluten-free pancake for $2.50 or 3 for $6.00. On Thursday, enjoy an ice cream sundae for $5. Sundaes include two scoops of vanilla OR chocolate ice cream with chocolate sauce. Add a banana or apple for $1. To wrap up the week we will be hosting a dance party for $5. Order forms have been sent home and will be due no later than Thursday, April 12. For students who collect a minimum of $35, they will get to enjoy a morning or afternoon at Kidsport. Please use the pledge sheet provided and be sure to turn in on a daily basis! All pledges will be due on Thursday, April 19. Daily prizes for the most amount of money brought in are; bonus casual days, getting to sit at your teacher’s desk for a day, or shooting Mr. Foster with a Nerf gun. School wide fundraising targets will allow students the opportunity to give Mr. Rozario a makeup lesson or water balloon their teachers. So, get out there SJA, and raise some money!!!!!

St. Jude’s FC A new and exciting soccer program has arrived at SJA. St. Jude’s FC is the official soccer academy affiliated with SJA, which is currently taking applicants for its inaugural season. St. Jude's FC will be playing against the best REP teams around the area. Do not miss the opportunity to sign your child up to not only play against the best, but be coached by the best as well.  Please see flyer sent home for further information. If you are interested in joining, please fill out the flyer and send into Ms. Dawn. Let’s go St. Jude’s FC!!

Upcoming Dates & Events

Tuesday, April 10 – Transformational Geometry math test

Monday, April 16-Friday, April 20 – Spring Fundraiser

Friday, April 20 – Earth Spirit Day – wear your Earth colours

Wednesday, April 25 – Gregg Le Rock concert & Casual Day

Thursday, April 26 – Spring Fundraiser trip to Kidsport for those students who raise a minimum of $35


Today we took up the math review to prepare for tomorrows test.

Key points to remember:

Coordinates can be used to describe locations on a grid or map. There are 2 kinds of coordinate systems. The first is on a map, in which the coordinate refers to a square. The second is on a grid, in which the coordinate refers to a point.

Transformationsrotations (turn), reflections (flip), and translations (slide). For a translation you must also include the description of the movements, such as 4 squares up and 3 squares to the right. Please note that the figure/shape must remain the same size!

Congruent means same shape, same size.

A line of symmetry is a mirror object. It divides a figure into 2 congruent parts. A symmetrical figure has one of more lines of symmetry.


-Unit math test tomorrow


Today we worked on spelling lesson #28 – using apostrophes to show ownership (uncle’s) and for contractions (would not – wouldn’t). Be sure to have Frindle for tomorrow!


-Frindle activity #2 due on tomorrow
-Finish spelling lesson #28


Today we watched a video – The Magic School Bus – Rocks and Rolls. Students filled in a worksheet as they watched the video.  


-Begin collecting pebbles (very teeny tiny rocks) and place in a Ziploc bag with your name on it

Magic School Bus!

I hope you have a wonderful night!

Mrs. Hocevar J

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